Robert Lee Hotz ("Lee") is a science journalist for The Wall Street Journal. He has covered stories from Silicon Valley to Antarctica, including four expeditions to the South Pole. He has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and shared a 1995 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. He is a distinguished writer in residence at New York University and president of the Alicia Patterson Foundation, which for 50 years has funded independent journalism projects around the world.
Lee will join the entire expedition.